BSVAC Welcomes Back First-Responders, Readies Second Wave

BSVAC Welcomes Back First-Responders, Readies Second Wave

🕔17:10, 29.Jan 2010

 “When we got to the hospital the first thing was to see patients.  Some of them were crying and screaming.  We were working since then, nonstop,” said Poucheralph Salomon, a member of the 44-person medical delegation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer

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MacDonough Street Buildings Still Stand

🕔16:56, 29.Jan 2010

New York City is a mosaic of stories.  And one of the most heartrending  yet heartwarming  can be seen in action on MacDonough Street, between Lewis and Stuyvesant Avenue in historic Stuyvesant.  It began early Wednesday morning, January 20, when

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P.U.R.G.E. EXPANDING MISSION TO ELIMINATE GUN-VIOLENCE

P.U.R.G.E. EXPANDING MISSION TO ELIMINATE GUN-VIOLENCE

🕔17:29, 23.Jan 2010

2010 Speak-Out Campaign Launched from Calvary Fellowship AME Church Rest-in-peace elegies and images embellish exterior  walls of buildings throughout New York City.  To some these are fitting work-of-art memorials to lives once lived. But to so many others, like members

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View From Here – Help For Haiti

View From Here – Help For Haiti

🕔17:11, 23.Jan 2010

In this most calamitous of human tragedies in Haiti, the further devastation of people who already start from scratch, we’ve seen a global response of nations and individuals.   If you’re in the search and rescue profession anyplace on the planet,

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People Didn’t Believe This was The Big One

People Didn’t Believe This was The Big One

🕔16:32, 23.Jan 2010

By Rachel Pratt and Garry Pierre-Pierre PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Marjorie Louis was sitting in her kitchen eating dinner when she felt the house shaking but she didn’t get up. “I didn’t think it wasn’t going to be serious…and was waiting

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Churches Rally to Support Haiti Relief

Churches Rally to Support Haiti Relief

🕔15:56, 23.Jan 2010

“For the past 15 years, the Haiti Support Project has been working to build a constituency to increase the understanding of Haiti.  Founder Ron Daniels was speaking at a press conference of the Churches United to Support Haiti strategy meeting

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Bed-Stuy’s Own Volunteer Ambulance Corps on the Ground in Haiti

🕔15:32, 23.Jan 2010

“First on the Scene” is the motto of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and they earned it when founders Rocky Robinson and Joe Perez were working without an ambulance running with oxygen tanks strapped to their backs in the organization’s

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On Sunday, Mass Was About the Dead

🕔14:44, 23.Jan 2010

by Garry Pierre-Pierre The Haitian Times PORT-AU-PRINCE – Rosemarie Tintin’s black hat and veil barely covered the sorrow on her face. She has recently lost her entire family from the earthquake and the only place she could find solace was

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A Night on Rue Berne:Living on the Streets

A Night on Rue Berne:Living on the Streets

🕔15:30, 16.Jan 2010

by Garry Pierre-Pierre http://www.haitiantimes.com PORT-AU-PRINCE – Dusk had barely set and already, the residents of Rue Berne, were making their beds. These bedrooms were makeshift and arranged neatly on one side of the streets, away from shaky walls and fragile

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En Route to Witness what is Perhaps the Worst Natural Disaster in this Hemisphere

En Route to Witness what is Perhaps the Worst Natural Disaster in this Hemisphere

🕔15:12, 16.Jan 2010

by Rachel Pratt and Garry Pierre-Pierre (http://www.haitiantimes.com/) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – A few days after a disastrous earthquake rocked Haiti to its core, many Haitians in the tri-state area, boarded planes to Santo Domingo in hope of reaching their

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